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China Preps Tariff Response as Trump Sees a Xi Call ‘Very Soon’

  • Markets whipsawed as trade war of words sends mixed signals
  • Trump says he and Xi have call scheduled ‘very soon’
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China Readies Response to U.S. Tariffs
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China called looming U.S. tariffs a violation of accords reached by Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, vowing retaliation as Beijing also pushed back on Trump’s effort to link the trade war with the turmoil in Hong Kong.